Special Programs: Upcoming Community and Cultural Programs

Red River Radio offers a wide variety of programming, from classical, jazz and blues to news, public affairs, entertainment and information programming. We will also present specials for various holidays, cultural events, and documentaries on important issues of the day. Bookmark this page for information about these various specials. This page will be updated weekly. If an item you heard was removed and you'd like more information contact Bill Beckett at wbeckett@lsus.edu

                                   

  Here is what is coming up on Red River Radio.

  The following is a list of past specials you may have heard.

Courtesy: publichealth.org

TEXAS IMMUNIZATIONS OPT-OUTS: The number of Texas students forgoing vaccinations for non-medical reasons is on the rise and  has grown steadily since state lawmakers started allowing parents and legal guardians to opt out about 15 years ago. According to the Texas Standard,   as of the 2017-2018 school year, more than 56,000 kids had at least one conscientious exemption from a vaccine. That accounts for just over one percent of the total student population in the state.

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Alphonse Lévy / Alphonse Lévy lived 1843-1918, so the copyright is expired in the US (and also in France as well)

Airs Monday, September 17, 2018, at 11 a.m. Music and teachings from the Jewish mystical tradition on the High Holy Days. Each year, on the evening of the new moon, the beginning of the month of Tishrei in the Jewish lunar calendar, Jewish people around the world begin a period of prayer and self-examination that ends, ten days later, with a twenty-four hour fast. These are the High Holy Days, beginning with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and ending with Yom Kippur, the day of atonement.

Courtesy: Symetra Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout

TOP WOMEN GOLFERS TO CONVERGE IN ELDORADO, ARK.   Beginning today and throughout the weekend,  the top rising stars in women’s golf from all over the world will be in El Dorado, Arkansas -- competing for a total purse of $150,000 and a chance to join the Ladies’ Professional Golf Association Tour. It’s all part of the Symetra Tour’s - Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout. Senior Vice President and General Council for Murphy USA, John Moore explains what the tour.

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